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Duchesne County Man Charged With Aggravated Sexual Abuse Of A Child

Updated: Jan 2, 2023

Posted by Travis Uresk | Dec. 22nd 2022 | Sexual Abuse Of A Child |

By Travis Uresk


On 09/22/21, 14-year-old disclosed that 63-year-old Deven Leslie Hansen sexually abused her. On 10/05/21. Officer Mathews interviewed her at the children's justice center, and she revealed this abuse started when she was 9 or 10 years old.

The victim disclosed that when Deven reached over to tickle her, he touched her chest area under the shirt with no bra on. she informed Officer Mathews he rested his hand on her chest area. She demonstrated this by placing her hand on her breast. The victim reported to the Officer that this occurred at a home in the Sand Wash Altamont area.

She disclosed Deven had her rub his genitals. This involved the victim putting lotion on her hands and rubbing Deven’s penis generally when he was naked. She told the Officer this occurred more than one time.

The little girl told the Officer the first time this happened was a few years ago. She thought she was 11 or 12 years old when this happened. She told him the last time this happened was last year, around autumn time. These incidents occurred in Deven’s home, either in his room, living room, or bathroom.

The victim said Deven got in the shower with her multiple times when she was completely naked and stared at her. The last time was around a year and a few months ago.

Deven would frequently walk around the house naked when she was around. The victim told Officer Mathews of an incident when Deven made her take her clothes off by the washer in the laundry area and wouldn't let her go to the bathroom to take her clothes off.

Deven would take her on diesel truck drives during this time of abuse and mentioned these truck rides were going out of state. She Said Deven would sleep with her in the truck naked.

She told Officer Mathews these sexual abuse incidents stopped last year when she stopped seeing Deven. On 10/06/21,

Officer Mathews interviewed Deven at the sheriff's office under Miranda. Deven denied ever touching any children inappropriately. Deven indicated children would walk in on him several times while naked in the bathroom. Deven also informed me one time, handing the little girl a towel while she was in the bathroom naked.

Deven mentioned taking the victim on truck driving trips, and one time on one of these trips, he woke to her touching his penis.

Deven was arrested and taken to jail without further incident.

Related article: Utah LDS Counselor Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of A Minor

Roosevelt, Ut.- Cesar Onton was arrested in February of this year for inappropriately touching underage girls in the Bishop's office in the church he attends at 32 south State Street in Roosevelt.

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